. What are antacids? Name two compounds which are used as antacids
1)Antacids are substances that help in relieving stomach acidity, as they are basic solutions and neutralize the effect of acid produced in our body.
Example: Milk of magnesia is an antacid containing a base Magnesium Hydroxide.
2)Aluminium hydroxide Al(OH)3, Magnesium hydroxide [Mg(OH)2]